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Sulforal

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Sulforal

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Med-Pharmex

(sulfadimethoxine)

Antibacterial for use in drinking water

CONCENTRATED SOLUTION 12.5%

3.75 g. sulfadimethoxine/fl.oz.

ANADA 200-251 APPROVED BY FDA

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For oral use in chickens, turkeys and cattle

Broiler and Replacement Chickens - Use for the treatment of disease outbreaks of coccidiosis, fowl cholera and infectious coryza.

Meat-producing Turkeys - Use for the treatment of disease outbreaks of coccidiosis and fowl cholera.

Dairy Calves, Dairy Heifers and Beef Cattle - Use for the treatment of shipping fever complex and bacterial pneumonia associated with Pasteurella spp. sensitive to sulfadimethoxine; and calf diphtheria and foot rot associated with Fusobacterium necrophorum (Sphaerophorus necrophorus) sensitive to sulfadimethoxine.

Sulforal Dosage And Administration:

Chickens And Turkeys

Treatment Period: 6 consecutive days

Recommended Concentration: Chickens - 0.05%; Turkeys - 0.025%

Chickens Add 1 fl oz to 2 gal of drinking water or 25 fl oz to 50 gal of drinking water.

Turkeys Add 1 fl oz to 4 gal of drinking water or 25 fl oz to 100 gal of drinking water.

Automatic Proportioners* Stock Solution - To make 2 gal of stock solution:

Chickens Add 1 gal Sulforal Concentrated Solution 12.5% to 1 gal of water.

Turkeys Add 2 qt Sulforal Concentrated Solution 12.5%to 6 qt of water.

*Set proportioner to a feed rate of 1 fl oz of stock solution per gal of water.

Dairy Calves, Dairy Heifers And Beef Cattle

Treatment Period: 5 consecutive days

Dosage: Initial dose of 25 mg/lb followed by four maintenance doses of 12.5 mg/lb/day.

Summer Administration

Dosage recommendations for summer are based on an estimated water intake of 1 gal of water for every 100 lb of body weight per day

 

Sulforal Concentrated Solution 12.5%

Daily Drinking Water Supply

Initial Dose

Maintenance Dose

25 gal

1 pt (16 fl oz)

1 cup (8 fl oz)

50 ga

1 qt (32 fl oz)

1 pt (16 fl oz)

200 gal

1 gal (128 fl oz)

2 qt (64 fl oz)

Winter Administration

Dosage recommendations for winter are based on an estimated water intake of 1 gal of water for every 150 lb of body weight per day

 

Sulforal Concentrated Solution 12.5%

Daily Drinking Water Supply

Initial Dose

Maintenance Dose

16 gal

1 pt (16 fl oz)

1 cup (8 fl oz)

33 ga

1 qt (32 fl oz)

1 pt (16 fl oz)

127 gal

1 gal (128 fl oz)

2 qt (64 fl oz)

For individual treatment of cattle, Sulforal Concentrated Solution 12.5% may be given as a drench. Administer using an initial dose of 25 mg/lb followed by 4 maintenance doses of 12.5 mg/lb/day. One fl oz will medicate one 150-lb animal initially and 1/2 fl oz will medicate one 150-lb animal on maintenance dose.

Sulforal Caution

Store at room temperature; if freezing occurs, thaw before using. Protect from light; direct sunlight may cause discoloration. Freezing or discoloration does not affect potency. Prepare a fresh stock solution daily.

Chickens and Turkeys - If animals show no improvement within 5 days, discontinue treatment and reevaluate diagnosis. Handle the recommended dilutions (chickens 0.05% and turkeys 0.025%) as regular drinking water. Administer as sole source of drinking water and sulfonamide medication.

Chickens and turkeys that have survived fowl cholera outbreaks should not be kept for replacements or breeders.

Cattle - During treatment period, make certain that animals maintain adequate water intake. If animals show no improvement within 2 or 3 days, reevaluate diagnosis. Treatment should not be continued beyond 5 days.

Restricted Drug (California) - Use Only as Directed - Not for Human Use.

Warnings:

Chickens and Turkeys - Withdraw 5 days before slaughter. Do not administer to chickens over 16 weeks (112 days) of age or to turkeys over 24 weeks (168 days) of age.

Cattle - Withdraw 7 days before slaughter.

For dairy calves, dairy heifers and beef cattle only.

A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in preruminating calves.

Do Not Use in Calves to be Processed For Veal.

Store at Controlled Room Temperature 15°-30°C (59°-85°F)

DO NOT SLAUGHTER COW FOR 7 DAYS AFTER LAST TREATMENT

MED-PHARMEX, INCORPORATED, POMONA, CA 91767

 

NDC

1 Gallon (3.8 L)

54925-034-11

NAC No.: 10270121

MED-PHARMEX, INC.
2727 THOMPSON CREEK ROAD, POMONA, CA, 91767-1861
Telephone:   909-593-7875
Fax:   909-593-7862
Website:   www.med-pharmex.com
Email:   egbert@medpharmex.com
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